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Tag: California

California Law to Improve Support for College Students with Children

A new California law aims to improve support systems for college students with children through improved education access to government programs and priority registration. “The...

New Grant Supports Education, Training for Californians Unemployed Due to COVID

A new grant program has been launched by the California Student Aid Commission that will support Californians who lost their jobs due to the...

Revised California Budget Proposal Requires State Higher Education Systems to Submit...

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently announced a revised budget proposal for the state that aims to close equity gaps in higher education and...

New California Budget Proposal Aims to Close Higher Education Achievement Gaps

This week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) proposed a $39.6 billion state budget that would invest in closing higher education equity gaps by making...

New Law Requires California Colleges to Update Records of ‘Deadnamed’ Transgender...

On January 1, California became the first state to require public institutions to update the records of students who have legally changed their names...

UCLA Plans to Become a Hispanic-Serving Institution by 2025

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  is planning to increase its Latinx student population to a quarter of its total enrolled student population...

California Voters Uphold Affirmative Action Ban 

This week, Californians voted to keep a 24-year-old affirmative action ban intact.  The proposal, known as Proposition 16, would have repealed a 1996 statute that...

California Bill Aimed at Protecting LGBTQ Students at Religious Colleges Loses...

The author of a controversial bill meant to protect the rights of LGBTQ college students agreed Wednesday to remove a key provision of the...